[ic] 5.5.1 to 5.6.1 Admin JS Broken

Mike Heins mike at perusion.com
Thu Dec 11 20:13:40 UTC 2008

Quoting Sam Batschelet (sam at westbranchresort.com):
> On 12/11/08 1:52 PM, "Mike Heins" <mike at perusion.com> wrote:
> > Quoting Sam Batschelet (sam at westbranchresort.com):
> >> On 12/11/08 11:46 AM, "Stefan Hornburg (Racke)" <racke at linuxia.de> wrote:
> >> 
> >>> Sam Batschelet wrote:
> >>>> I just did an upgrade from 5.5.1 to 5.6.1 and a custom JS script that I use
> >>>> for a shipping module seems to be broken.  I have been looking through the
> >>>> change logs but don't see anything specific to JS anyone have anything that
> >>>> they have notice during upgrades to 5.6.1 regarding broken JS?  I can post
> >>>> the cost in question but it is quite a large file.
> >>>> 
> >>> 
> >>> You can pastebin that file, also at least post the JS error you get.
> >>> 
> >> Its not generating an error in interchange or apache the script just isn't
> >> working.  Unless something else in the code is depreciated I don't get it
> >> because it seems to interpolate fine.  The code isn't the cleanest I'm sure
> >> but it did work.  The code generates small boxes with the ordered item sku
> >> in them that can be dragged and dropped into the larger boxes to create a
> >> packing list for each order.
> > 
> > Is there an action map involved? That is the big gotcha breaking 5.6.1
> > installations everywhere....
> Much simpler than that Mike and I didn't even check it because it was so
> obvious but I had a call to an external js script in UI_JSLIB which was
> overwritten in the upgrade I will keep that in mind for the future is this
> the best place to do this?

Put it in interchange.cfg or some other place where it won't be overwritten.
Modifying files in place any where in lib/ or code/ is just asking for 

Mike Heins
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